Compare IBM vs SolarWinds BETA

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

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SolarWinds

Employee Ratings

  • IBM scored higher in 1 area: Work-life balance.
  • SolarWinds scored higher in 7 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Senior Management, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 1 area: Culture & Values.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.8
(based on 55056 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.1
(based on 617 reviews)
SolarWinds employees rated their Overall Rating 0.3 higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.6
Career Opportunities
3.9
SolarWinds employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.3 higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.3
Compensation & Benefits
4.0
SolarWinds employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.7 higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.9
Work-life balance
3.8
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.2
Senior Management
3.8
SolarWinds employees rated their Senior Management 0.6 higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.8
Culture & Values
3.8
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
IBM Ceo Arvind Krishna
78%
78%Arvind Krishna
CEO Approval
SolarWinds Ceo Kevin B. Thompson
82%
82%Kevin B. Thompson
SolarWinds employees rated their CEO Approval 4% higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
75%
% Recommend to a friend
77%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
54%
Positive Business Outlook
70%
SolarWinds employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 16% higher than IBM employees rated theirs.

Salaries

IBM has 3,378 more total submitted salaries than SolarWinds.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Senior Consultant153 Salaries
£52,556/yr
Software Engineer129 Salaries
£38,613/yr
IT Specialist60 Salaries
£43,295/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Solutions Advisor1 Salaries
£32,000/yr
Software Developer3 Salaries
£36,498/yr
Technical Support Engineer3 Salaries
£22,769/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Good work environment" was the most mentioned Pro at IBM.
  • "Free lunch twice" was the most mentioned Pro at SolarWinds.
  • "Low salary" was the most mentioned Con at IBM.
  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Con at SolarWinds.
Pros
Pros
"Good work environment"(in 2513 reviews)
"Flexible working hours"(in 2442 reviews)
Pros
"Free lunch twice"(in 77 reviews)
"Lunch twice"(in 51 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Low salary"(in 725 reviews)
"Salary hike"(in 657 reviews)
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 43 reviews)
"Upper management"(in 25 reviews)
Featured Review
"IBM"30 Nov 2020

Current Employee - Senior Software Architect

I have been working at IBM full-time

Pros

Great place to work generally

Cons

Seen as "old hat" when it shouldn't be.

"Sales"16 Jun 2020

Current Employee - Sales

I have been working at SolarWinds full-time

Pros

It is what it is.

Cons

Worked to the bone constantly.

Job Postings

IBM has 15,175 more recently posted open jobs than SolarWinds.