Compare Microsoft vs NortonLifeLock BETA

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

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NortonLifeLock

Employee Ratings

  • Microsoft scored higher in 8 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 1 area: 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 23605 reviews)
Microsoft employees rated their Overall Rating 0.5 higher than NortonLifeLock employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.8
(based on 4368 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
4.1
Microsoft employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.7 higher than NortonLifeLock employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
3.4
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.1
Compensation & Benefits
3.9
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
4.0
Work-life balance
4.0
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.9
Microsoft employees rated their Senior Management 0.9 higher than NortonLifeLock employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
3.0
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.3
Microsoft employees rated their Culture & Values 0.6 higher than NortonLifeLock employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
3.7
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Microsoft Ceo Satya Nadella
97%
97%Satya Nadella
Microsoft employees rated their CEO Approval 29% higher than NortonLifeLock employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
NortonLifeLock Ceo Vincent Pilette
68%
68%Vincent Pilette
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
90%
Microsoft employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 27% higher than NortonLifeLock employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
63%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
87%
Microsoft employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 48% higher than NortonLifeLock employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
39%

Salaries

Microsoft has 1,008 more total submitted salaries than NortonLifeLock.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Senior Software Development Engineer25 Salaries
£80,748/yr
Intern22 Salaries
£18,339/yr
Account Executive17 Salaries
£77,205/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Senior Software Engineer5 Salaries
£54,746/yr
London1 Salaries
£74,127/yr
Account Director4 Salaries
£98,280/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Smart people" was the most mentioned Pro at Microsoft.
  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Pro at NortonLifeLock.
  • "Review system" was the most mentioned Con at Microsoft.
  • "Upper management" was the most mentioned Con at NortonLifeLock.
Pros
Pros
"Smart people"(in 1944 reviews)
"Great benefits"(in 1669 reviews)
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 687 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 319 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Review system"(in 540 reviews)
"Large company"(in 355 reviews)
Cons
"Upper management"(in 126 reviews)
"Senior management"(in 105 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Employee - Senior Architect

I worked at Microsoft full-time for more than 5 years

Pros

Culture , innovation future prospects

Cons

It has constant re orgs which can get people stressed out

Former Employee - Sales Manager

I worked at NortonLifeLock full-time for more than 8 years

Pros

Making a real difference in the world and its revitalised endpoint after Dryden was a game changer

Cons

None now as the company has gone private. The process of constant change never allowed the strategy to embed

Advice to Management

None

Job Postings

Microsoft has 8,662 more recently posted open jobs than NortonLifeLock.