Compare Royal Mail vs Virgin Media BETA

See how working at Royal Mail vs. Virgin Media 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 Royal Mail vs. Virgin Media. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Royal Mail

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Virgin Media

Employee Ratings

  • Royal Mail scored higher in 1 area: Work-life balance.
  • Virgin Media scored higher in 6 areas: Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 2 areas: Overall Rating and % Recommend to a friend.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.4
(based on 1236 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.4
(based on 836 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
2.9
Career Opportunities
3.0
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.6
Compensation & Benefits
3.7
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.5
Work-life balance
3.4
Senior Management
Senior Management
2.6
Senior Management
3.0
Virgin Media employees rated their Senior Management 0.4 higher than Royal Mail employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.0
Culture & Values
3.3
Virgin Media employees rated their Culture & Values 0.3 higher than Royal Mail employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Royal Mail Ceo Rico Back
25%
25%Rico Back
CEO Approval
Virgin Media Ceo Lutz Schüler
73%
73%Lutz Schüler
Virgin Media employees rated their CEO Approval 48% higher than Royal Mail employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
62%
% Recommend to a friend
62%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
28%
Positive Business Outlook
47%
Virgin Media employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 18% higher than Royal Mail employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Royal Mail has 332 more total submitted salaries than Virgin Media.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Postman84 Salaries
£23,000/yr
Delivery Manager12 Salaries
£34,256/yr
Warehouse Worker3 Salaries
£7/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Team Manager5 Salaries
£26,442/yr
Customer Service Advisor15 Salaries
£16,976/yr
Field Service Technician20 Salaries
£23,328/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Good pay" was the most mentioned Pro at Royal Mail.
  • "Great people" was the most mentioned Pro at Virgin Media.
  • "Part time" was the most mentioned Con at Royal Mail.
  • "Liberty global" was the most mentioned Con at Virgin Media.
Pros
Pros
"Good pay"(in 168 reviews)
"Early finish"(in 54 reviews)
Pros
"Great people"(in 51 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 49 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Part time"(in 33 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 28 reviews)
Cons
"Liberty global"(in 34 reviews)
"Senior management"(in 31 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Postal Worker

I have been working at Royal Mail part-time

Pros

If you don’t mind walking then the job and pay is right for you

Cons

Work load fluctuate quite a lot, not much one day and in manageable amounts the next.

Former Employee - Software Developer

I worked at Virgin Media full-time for more than 5 years

Pros

Superb people Have a great atmosphere

Cons

More WFH would have been good but otherwise brilliant

Job Postings

Royal Mail has 19 more recently posted open jobs than Virgin Media.