Compare Cisco Systems vs Softcat BETA

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

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Softcat

Employee Ratings

  • Cisco Systems scored higher in 1 area: % Recommend to a friend.
  • Softcat scored higher in 6 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 2 areas: 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 538 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.4
(based on 236 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.8
Career Opportunities
4.3
Softcat employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.5 higher than Cisco Systems employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.1
Compensation & Benefits
4.1
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
4.2
Work-life balance
4.2
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.9
Senior Management
4.4
Softcat employees rated their Senior Management 0.5 higher than Cisco Systems employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.3
Culture & Values
4.6
Softcat employees rated their Culture & Values 0.3 higher than Cisco Systems employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Cisco Systems Ceo Chuck Robbins
91%
91%Chuck Robbins
CEO Approval
Softcat Ceo Graeme Watt
99%
99%Graeme Watt
Softcat employees rated their CEO Approval 8% higher than Cisco Systems employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
88%
Cisco Systems employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 3% higher than Softcat employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
85%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
72%
Positive Business Outlook
84%
Softcat employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 12% higher than Cisco Systems employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Cisco Systems has 590 more total submitted salaries than Softcat.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Account Manager36 Salaries
£56,609/yr
Software Engineer78 Salaries
£47,061/yr
Systems Engineer34 Salaries
£50,955/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Account Manager156 Salaries
£20,584/yr
Software Architect6 Salaries
£29,104/yr
Technical Consultant6 Salaries
£52,773/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Flexible work" was the most mentioned Pro at Cisco Systems.
  • "Working environment" was the most mentioned Pro at Softcat.
  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Con at Cisco Systems.
  • "Long hours" was the most mentioned Con at Softcat.
Pros
Pros
"Flexible work"(in 1364 reviews)
"Work from home"(in 1287 reviews)
Pros
"Working environment"(in 24 reviews)
"Hard work"(in 17 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 578 reviews)
"Big company"(in 465 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 24 reviews)
"Basic salary"(in 17 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Business Intelligence Analyst

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

Pros

Best Benefits Great Work culture 2nd Best place to work (UK)

Cons

Promotions Slow moving gaint, things move slowly

Advice to Management

None

Current Employee - Account Director

I have been working at Softcat full-time for more than 5 years

Pros

You get out what you put in, management look after you, feel like a person rather than a number, they make it as easy as possible for you to succeed

Cons

There aren't really any cons

Job Postings

Cisco Systems has 769 more recently posted open jobs than Softcat.