Compare IBM vs Akamai BETA

See how working at IBM vs. Akamai 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 IBM vs. Akamai. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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IBM

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Akamai

Employee Ratings

  • Akamai scored higher in 9 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, 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)
3.8
(based on 53911 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.2
(based on 1507 reviews)
Akamai employees rated their Overall Rating 0.4 higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.6
Career Opportunities
3.8
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.3
Compensation & Benefits
4.2
Akamai employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.9 higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.9
Work-life balance
4.2
Akamai employees rated their Work-life balance 0.3 higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.2
Senior Management
3.7
Akamai employees rated their Senior Management 0.5 higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.8
Culture & Values
4.2
Akamai employees rated their Culture & Values 0.4 higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
IBM Ceo Arvind Krishna
77%
77%Arvind Krishna
CEO Approval
Akamai Ceo Tom Leighton
93%
93%Tom Leighton
Akamai employees rated their CEO Approval 16% higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
74%
% Recommend to a friend
86%
Akamai employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 12% higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
53%
Positive Business Outlook
82%
Akamai employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 29% higher than IBM employees rated theirs.

Salaries

IBM has 3,303 more total submitted salaries than Akamai.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Engineer125 Salaries
£38,563/yr
Project Manager69 Salaries
£48,979/yr
IT Specialist60 Salaries
£43,102/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Senior Software Engineer2 Salaries
£71,212/yr
Senior Technical Project Manager2 Salaries
£61,907/yr
Computer Analyst1 Salaries
£56,299/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Good work environment" was the most mentioned Pro at IBM.
  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Pro at Akamai.
  • "Low salary" was the most mentioned Con at IBM.
  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Con at Akamai.
Pros
Pros
"Good work environment"(in 2393 reviews)
"Flexible working hours"(in 2380 reviews)
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 209 reviews)
"Work culture"(in 118 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Low salary"(in 686 reviews)
"Salary hike"(in 609 reviews)
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 54 reviews)
"Middle management"(in 26 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Vice President

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

Pros

Culture of continuous learning and re-invention

Cons

Some processes could be shredded

Advice to Management

Continue to inspire and make a dent in the universe

"SDR"21 Jun 2019

Current Employee - SDR

I have been working at Akamai full-time for less than a year

Pros

Autonomy is great within the company

Cons

None that I can think of

Job Postings

IBM has 14,288 more recently posted open jobs than Akamai.