Compare Cisco Systems vs F5 Networks BETA

See how working at Cisco Systems vs. F5 Networks 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 Cisco Systems vs. F5 Networks. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Cisco Systems

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F5 Networks

Employee Ratings

  • Cisco Systems scored higher in 6 areas: Overall Rating, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 3 areas: Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits and Work-life balance.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.3
(based on 85 reviews)
Cisco Systems employees rated their Overall Rating 0.5 higher than F5 Networks employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.8
(based on 841 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.6
Career Opportunities
3.6
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.2
Compensation & Benefits
4.2
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
4.0
Work-life balance
4.0
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.5
Senior Management
3.4
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.5
Cisco Systems employees rated their Culture & Values 0.6 higher than F5 Networks employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
3.9
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Cisco Systems Ceo Chuck Robbins
99%
99%Chuck Robbins
Cisco Systems employees rated their CEO Approval 16% higher than F5 Networks employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
F5 Networks Ceo Francois Locoh-Donou
83%
83%Francois Locoh-Donou
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
90%
Cisco Systems employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 15% higher than F5 Networks employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
75%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
67%
Cisco Systems employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 10% higher than F5 Networks employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
56%

Salaries

Cisco Systems has 107 more total submitted salaries than F5 Networks.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Business Development Manager4 Salaries
S$156,000/yr
Associate Systems Engineer4 Salaries
S$50,000/yr
Program Manager2 Salaries
S$10,333/mo
Salaries for similar jobs
Senior Manager1 Salaries
S$12,000/mo
Network Support Engineer II2 Salaries
S$5,850/mo
Program Manager1 Salaries
S$155,000/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Flexible work" was the most mentioned Pro at Cisco Systems.
  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Pro at F5 Networks.
  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Con at Cisco Systems.
  • "Middle management" was the most mentioned Con at F5 Networks.
Pros
Pros
"Flexible work"(in 1285 reviews)
"Work from home"(in 1219 reviews)
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 130 reviews)
"Great benefits"(in 57 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 530 reviews)
"Big company"(in 423 reviews)
Cons
"Middle management"(in 30 reviews)
"Growing pains"(in 23 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Technical Solution Architect

I have been working at Cisco Systems full-time for more than 8 years

Pros

- Good benefits - Very good environment - Transparent and good communication - Team work

Cons

- Travel too much - Many teams and products in Cisco

Current Employee - Systems Engineer

I have been working at F5 Networks full-time for more than a year

Pros

Very good package and learning development

Cons

The work life balance can a bit difficult to manage

Job Postings

Cisco Systems has 136 more recently posted open jobs than F5 Networks.