Compare Cisco Systems vs Microsoft BETA

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

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Microsoft

Employee Ratings

  • Cisco Systems scored higher in 3 areas: Overall Rating, Work-life balance and Culture & Values.
  • Microsoft scored higher in 6 areas: Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Senior Management, 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)
4.4
(based on 94 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.3
(based on 22734 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.5
Career Opportunities
4.1
Microsoft employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.6 higher than Cisco Systems employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.0
Compensation & Benefits
4.1
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
4.2
Work-life balance
4.0
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.4
Senior Management
3.8
Microsoft employees rated their Senior Management 0.4 higher than Cisco Systems employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.4
Culture & Values
4.3
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Cisco Systems Ceo Chuck Robbins
82%
82%Chuck Robbins
CEO Approval
Microsoft Ceo Satya Nadella
98%
98%Satya Nadella
Microsoft employees rated their CEO Approval 16% higher than Cisco Systems employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
77%
% Recommend to a friend
89%
Microsoft employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 12% higher than Cisco Systems employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
66%
Positive Business Outlook
86%
Microsoft employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 20% higher than Cisco Systems employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Microsoft has 38 more total submitted salaries than Cisco Systems.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Solutions Architect4 Salaries
S$187,500/yr
Business Development Manager4 Salaries
S$156,000/yr
Systems Engineer5 Salaries
S$80,000/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Technical Account Manager3 Salaries
S$103,000/yr
Manager2 Salaries
S$161,500/yr
Systems Analyst1 Salaries
S$85,000/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Flexible work" was the most mentioned Pro at Cisco Systems.
  • "Smart people" was the most mentioned Pro at Microsoft.
  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Con at Cisco Systems.
  • "Review system" was the most mentioned Con at Microsoft.
Pros
Pros
"Flexible work"(in 1315 reviews)
"Work from home"(in 1245 reviews)
Pros
"Smart people"(in 1930 reviews)
"Great benefits"(in 1629 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 543 reviews)
"Big company"(in 437 reviews)
Cons
"Review system"(in 538 reviews)
"Large company"(in 339 reviews)
Featured Review
"Good"16 Sep 2020

Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

I have been working at Cisco Systems full-time for more than 3 years

Pros

Good culture and great vision of the company

Cons

Nothing much i do love working here

"Amazing"15 Sep 2020

Former Employee - Director

I worked at Microsoft full-time for more than 8 years

Pros

Exceptional work and pay get u going

Cons

Nothing i know i could write here

Advice to Management

Keep going

Job Postings

Microsoft has 5,800 more recently posted open jobs than Cisco Systems.