Compare IBM vs Cisco Systems BETA

See how working at IBM vs. Cisco Systems compares on a variety of workplace factors. By comparing employers on employee ratings, salaries, reviews, pros/cons, job openings and more, you'll feel one step ahead of the rest. All salaries and reviews are posted by employees working at IBM vs. Cisco Systems. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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IBM

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Cisco Systems

Employee Ratings

  • Cisco Systems scored higher in 9 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.9
(based on 64188 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.3
(based on 20724 reviews)
Cisco Systems employees rated their Overall Rating 0.4 higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.8
Career Opportunities
4.0
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.4
Compensation & Benefits
4.0
Cisco Systems employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.6 higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.9
Work-life balance
4.2
Cisco Systems employees rated their Work-life balance 0.3 higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.4
Senior Management
3.8
Cisco Systems employees rated their Senior Management 0.4 higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.0
Culture & Values
4.3
Cisco Systems employees rated their Culture & Values 0.3 higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
IBM Ceo Arvind Krishna
86%
86%Arvind Krishna
CEO Approval
Cisco Systems Ceo Chuck Robbins
93%
93%Chuck Robbins
Cisco Systems employees rated their CEO Approval 7% higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
78%
% Recommend to a friend
87%
Cisco Systems employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 9% higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
57%
Positive Business Outlook
68%
Cisco Systems employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 10% higher than IBM employees rated theirs.

Salaries

IBM has 1,137 more total submitted salaries than Cisco Systems.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Project Manager46 Salaries
A$111,013/yr
Sales Representative24 Salaries
A$124,449/yr
Staff Software Engineer34 Salaries
A$100,945/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Program Manager3 Salaries
A$126,873/yr
Customer Support Engineer18 Salaries
A$89,072/yr
Software Engineer6 Salaries
A$110,616/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Good work environment" was the most mentioned Pro at IBM.
  • "Flexible work" was the most mentioned Pro at Cisco Systems.
  • "Low salary" was the most mentioned Con at IBM.
  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Con at Cisco Systems.
Pros
Pros
"Good work environment"(in 2650 reviews)
"Flexible working hours"(in 2536 reviews)
Pros
"Flexible work"(in 1364 reviews)
"Work from home"(in 1287 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Low salary"(in 786 reviews)
"Salary hike"(in 708 reviews)
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 578 reviews)
"Big company"(in 465 reviews)
Featured Review
"Great company"6 May 2021

Former Employee - Events Manager

I worked at IBM part-time for more than 10 years

Pros

Opportunity to travel, grow within the company

Cons

There are no cons at all

"Great company"4 May 2021

Former Freelancer - Senior Software Engineer

I worked at Cisco Systems

Pros

growth for everyone, company culture is good

Cons

I didn't face any problem there.

Job Postings

IBM has 7,951 more recently posted open jobs than Cisco Systems.