Compare IBM vs Red Hat BETA

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

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Red Hat

Employee Ratings

  • Red Hat 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)
3.7
(based on 51183 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.1
(based on 1561 reviews)
Red Hat employees rated their Overall Rating 0.4 higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.6
Career Opportunities
3.9
Red Hat employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.3 higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.2
Compensation & Benefits
3.8
Red Hat employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.6 higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.9
Work-life balance
4.1
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.1
Senior Management
3.6
Red Hat employees rated their Senior Management 0.5 higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.8
Culture & Values
4.3
Red Hat employees rated their Culture & Values 0.5 higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
IBM Ceo Arvind Krishna
70%
70%Arvind Krishna
CEO Approval
Red Hat Ceo Paul Cormier
100%
100%Paul Cormier
Red Hat employees rated their CEO Approval 30% higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
74%
% Recommend to a friend
82%
Red Hat employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 8% higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
52%
Positive Business Outlook
71%
Red Hat employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 19% higher than IBM employees rated theirs.

Salaries

IBM has 2,984 more total submitted salaries than Red Hat.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Senior Consultant142 Salaries
£51,329/yr
Software Engineer114 Salaries
£39,759/yr
Project Manager69 Salaries
£49,069/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Senior Consultant4 Salaries
£75,307/yr
Principal Software Engineer7 Salaries
£75,548/yr
Project Manager1 Salaries
£47,500/yr

What Employees Say

  • IBM had 2,215 more reviews than Red Hat that mentioned "Work environment" as a Pro.
  • "No cons" was the most mentioned Con at IBM.
  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Con at Red Hat.
Pros
Pros
"Flexible working hours"(in 2336 reviews)
"Work environment"(in 2303 reviews)
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 109 reviews)
"Work environment"(in 88 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"No cons"(in 741 reviews)
"Low salary"(in 668 reviews)
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 35 reviews)
"Growing pains"(in 33 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

Current Employee - Senior Area Sales Manager

I have been working at Red Hat full-time

Pros

Shared culture and mission in a company that believes in more than itself.

Cons

Immature processes can make some aspects frustrating

Job Postings

IBM has 5,670 more recently posted open jobs than Red Hat.