Compare Cisco Systems vs ADVA BETA

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

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ADVA

Employee Ratings

  • Cisco Systems scored higher in 1 area: Compensation & Benefits.
  • ADVA scored higher in 7 areas: Career Opportunities, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, 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)
4.3
(based on 22062 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.3
(based on 116 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
4.0
Career Opportunities
4.1
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.0
Compensation & Benefits
3.9
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
4.3
Work-life balance
4.5
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.9
Senior Management
4.2
ADVA employees rated their Senior Management 0.3 higher than Cisco Systems employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.4
Culture & Values
4.5
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Cisco Systems Ceo Chuck Robbins
93%
93%Chuck Robbins
CEO Approval
ADVA Ceo Brian L. Protiva
98%
98%Brian L. Protiva
ADVA employees rated their CEO Approval 5% higher than Cisco Systems employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
88%
% Recommend to a friend
95%
ADVA employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 7% higher than Cisco Systems employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
73%
Positive Business Outlook
83%
ADVA employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 10% higher than Cisco Systems employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Cisco Systems has 44,970 more total submitted salaries than ADVA.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Engineer7052 Salaries
$126,275/yr
Technical Leader1978 Salaries
$185,190/yr
Product Manager1282 Salaries
$163,958/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Engineer6 Salaries
$103,771/yr
Systems Consultant3 Salaries
$141,168/yr
Senior Product Manager1 Salaries
$147,960/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Flexible work" was the most mentioned Pro at Cisco Systems.
  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Pro at ADVA.
  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Con at Cisco Systems.
  • "Bangalore" was the most mentioned Con at ADVA.
Pros
Pros
"Flexible work"(in 1364 reviews)
"Work from home"(in 1287 reviews)
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 13 reviews)
"Great place"(in 5 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 578 reviews)
"Big company"(in 465 reviews)
Cons
"Bangalore"(in 5 reviews)
"Small company"(in 3 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Systems Architect

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

Pros

Cisco has a great give back program. The work life balance is better than a lot of other companies.

Cons

The pay level at Cisco is much lower than the other tech companies. Promotions are extremely hard after level 11.

Advice to Management

A Restructure on the pay levels should be done.

Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

Pros

Great team to work with in software/firmware development.

Cons

Benefits could be better but given size of US presence, it is reasonable.

Job Postings

Cisco Systems has 672 more recently posted open jobs than ADVA.