March 2004 Security Space Survey Results

By ServerWatch Staff (Send Email)
Posted Apr 13, 2004


The Security Space Web Server Survey is a survey of Web server software usage on the Internet broken down by 86 domains. Security Space estimates that even though there are almost 20 million Web sites, nearly 90 percent are "orphans" to which no other sites link. Security Space's Web server survey counts only those servers referenced on other sites.Security Space's Web Server Survey breaks out Web server software usage on the Internet for 86 domains. Data for the March survey was gathered from responses received from more than 14 million Web sites. About 50 percent of these sites are .com domains.

More than 14.1 million Web sites responded to the March 2004 survey, exceeding February's peak of exactly 14 million sites. More than 6.9 million of those, or 48.8 percent, had .com domains.

All Domains (14,174,836)
server order is based on global market share
Server March
Count
March % February
Count
February % Change
Apache 9,990,804 70.48% 9,868,332 70.45% 0.03%
Microsoft 3,201,871 22.59% 3,172,166 22.65% -0.06%
Netscape 129,922 0.92% 132,355 0.94% -0.02%
Zeus 113,336 0.80% 109,445 0.78% +0.02%
WebSTAR 69,413 0.49% 63,246 0.45% +0.04%
WebSite 24,522 0.17% 25,276 0.18% -0.01%
Other 644,968 4.55% 636,746 4.55% 0.00%



Domain Summary
Domain Description Web Servers Percentage
.com Commercial  6,923,350 48.84%
.net Network  1,044,336 7.37%
.de Germany  953,437 6.73%
.org Nonprofit Orgs  754,507 5.32%
.kr South Korea  464,581 3.28%
.uk United Kingdom  427,202 3.01%
.edu Educational  103,049 0.73%
Server Breakdown Across All Domains
of the 10 most popular servers.
Server order is based on global market share
Server Name Number Found Percentage
Apache/1.3.27 2,634,074 18.58%
Microsoft-IIS/5.0 2,425,823 17.11%
Apache/1.3.29 1,755,528 12.38%
Apache 1,546,543 10.91%
Apache/1.3.26 1,155,575 8.15%
Apache/1.3.28 605,230 4.27%
Microsoft-IIS/6.0 393,334 2.77%
Microsoft-IIS/4.0 362,368 2.56%
Apache/1.3.20 317,029 2.24%
Apache/2.0.48 298,806 2.11%

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