Compare Cisco Systems vs VMware BETA

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

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VMware

Employee Ratings

  • Cisco Systems scored higher in 4 areas: Career Opportunities, Work-life balance, Senior Management and Culture & Values.
  • VMware scored higher in 4 areas: Compensation & Benefits, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 1 area: Overall Rating.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.2
(based on 18008 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.2
(based on 5157 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
4.0
Career Opportunities
3.9
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.1
Compensation & Benefits
4.3
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
4.3
Cisco Systems employees rated their Work-life balance 0.3 higher than VMware employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
4.0
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.8
Senior Management
3.6
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.3
Culture & Values
4.1
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Cisco Systems Ceo Chuck Robbins
93%
93%Chuck Robbins
CEO Approval
VMware Ceo Pat Gelsinger
94%
94%Pat Gelsinger
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
86%
% Recommend to a friend
87%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
67%
Positive Business Outlook
77%
VMware employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 10% higher than Cisco Systems employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Cisco Systems has 350 more total submitted salaries than VMware.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Engineer48 Salaries
CA$84,688/yr
Systems Engineer9 Salaries
CA$120,308/yr
Account Manager10 Salaries
CA$75,891/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Technical Account Manager2 Salaries
CA$113,168/yr
Technical Support Engineer16 Salaries
CA$59,151/yr
Sales Representative2 Salaries
CA$142,382/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Flexible work" was the most mentioned Pro at Cisco Systems.
  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Pro at VMware.
  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Con at Cisco Systems.
  • "Middle management" was the most mentioned Con at VMware.
Pros
Pros
"Flexible work"(in 1315 reviews)
"Work from home"(in 1245 reviews)
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 603 reviews)
"Work environment"(in 272 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 543 reviews)
"Big company"(in 437 reviews)
Cons
"Middle management"(in 104 reviews)
"Upper management"(in 76 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Employee - Program Manager

I worked at Cisco Systems full-time for more than 3 years

Pros

Cisco's culture and commitment to its employees is the best I have seen/heard of in the industry - they really care about you from you benefits, mental health, workplace advancement, training etc.

Cons

Its a fast paced environment, you hit the ground running - but what better way to learn!

Current Employee - Security SE

I have been working at VMware full-time

Pros

Socially responsible and very competitive

Cons

Large Company with some identity issues

Job Postings

VMware has 1,615 more recently posted open jobs than Cisco Systems.