Compare Thames Water vs Virgin Media BETA

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

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Virgin Media

Employee Ratings

  • Thames Water scored higher in 1 area: CEO Approval.
  • Virgin Media scored higher in 7 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Senior Management, Culture & Values, % 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)
3.4
(based on 271 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.7
(based on 995 reviews)
Virgin Media employees rated their Overall Rating 0.3 higher than Thames Water employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.0
Career Opportunities
3.3
Virgin Media employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.3 higher than Thames Water employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.2
Compensation & Benefits
3.8
Virgin Media employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.6 higher than Thames Water employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.5
Work-life balance
3.5
Senior Management
Senior Management
2.7
Senior Management
3.2
Virgin Media employees rated their Senior Management 0.5 higher than Thames Water employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.3
Culture & Values
3.6
Virgin Media employees rated their Culture & Values 0.3 higher than Thames Water employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Thames Water Ceo Sarah Bentley
89%
89%Sarah Bentley
Thames Water employees rated their CEO Approval 7% higher than Virgin Media employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Virgin Media Ceo Lutz Schüler
82%
82%Lutz Schüler
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
60%
% Recommend to a friend
71%
Virgin Media employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 11% higher than Thames Water employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
40%
Positive Business Outlook
56%
Virgin Media employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 17% higher than Thames Water employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Virgin Media has 788 more total submitted salaries than Thames Water.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Customer Service Agent6 Salaries
£19,510/yr
Project Manager11 Salaries
£43,438/yr
Business Analyst10 Salaries
£42,325/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Customer Service Advisor19 Salaries
£17,377/yr
Project Manager14 Salaries
£45,145/yr
Manager11 Salaries
£51,604/yr

What Employees Say

  • Virgin Media had 43 more reviews than Thames Water that mentioned "Great people" as a Pro.
  • "Senior management" was the most mentioned Con at Thames Water.
  • "Liberty global" was the most mentioned Con at Virgin Media.
Pros
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 18 reviews)
"Great people"(in 15 reviews)
Pros
"Great people"(in 58 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 52 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Senior management"(in 14 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 9 reviews)
Cons
"Liberty global"(in 36 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 35 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - NST

I have been working at Thames Water full-time for more than 5 years

Pros

Progression, Reward, Passion, Dedication, Friendly and helpful peers - Like a family.

Cons

The hours can be very hard, especially as front line.

Former Employee - Customer Service Representative

I worked at Virgin Media full-time

Pros

They push for greatness in you

Cons

The environment can be very pressuring

Job Postings

Virgin Media has 43 more recently posted open jobs than Thames Water.