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 7 areas: Career Opportunities, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • VMware scored higher in 1 area: Compensation & Benefits.
  • 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 23223 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.3
(based on 7299 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
4.1
Career Opportunities
4.0
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.0
Compensation & Benefits
4.3
VMware employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.3 higher than Cisco Systems employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
4.3
Work-life balance
4.1
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.9
Senior Management
3.8
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.4
Culture & Values
4.3
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Cisco Systems Ceo Chuck Robbins
94%
94%Chuck Robbins
Cisco Systems employees rated their CEO Approval 4% higher than VMware employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
VMware Ceo Raghu Raghuram
90%
90%Raghu Raghuram
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
88%
% Recommend to a friend
87%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
76%
Positive Business Outlook
74%

Salaries

Cisco Systems has 35,857 more total submitted salaries than VMware.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Engineer7184 Salaries
$129,699/yr
Technical Leader1991 Salaries
$184,366/yr
Product Manager1298 Salaries
$167,454/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Staff Engineer429 Salaries
$215,073/yr
Member Of Technical Staff1655 Salaries
$142,849/yr
Product Manager95 Salaries
$144,335/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Flexible work hours" was the most mentioned Pro at Cisco Systems.
  • "Work environment" was the most mentioned Pro at VMware.
  • Cisco Systems had 434 more reviews than VMware that mentioned "Big company" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Flexible work hours"(in 1487 reviews)
"Work from home"(in 1379 reviews)
Pros
"Work environment"(in 354 reviews)
"Work culture"(in 283 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 668 reviews)
"Big company"(in 522 reviews)
Cons
"Middle management"(in 114 reviews)
"Big company"(in 88 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Senior Technical Program Manager

I have been working at Cisco Systems full-time for more than 10 years

Pros

good work life balance transparent good teamwork

Cons

pay may be below market

"Great Culture"Jan 24, 2022

Former Employee - Staffing Director

I worked at VMware full-time for more than a year

Pros

work/life balance scope of team scope of work

Cons

growth opportunity depth of management and leadership/mentorship on team

Job Postings

VMware has 13,403 more recently posted open jobs than Cisco Systems.
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