July 2002 Security Space Survey Results

July 2002 Security Space Survey Results


August 5, 2002

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 includes only those servers referenced on other sites.

More than 8.4 million Web sites responded to the July 2002 survey.

All Domains (8,420,350)
server order is based on global market share
Server July
Count
July % June
Count
June % Change
Apache 5,758,921 68.39% 5,573,897 69.75% -1.36%
Microsoft 1,892,143 22.47% 1,819,051 22.76% -0.29%
Netscape 112,590 1.34% 112,223 1.40% -0.06%
Zeus 74,355 0.88% 70,859 0.89% -0.01%
WebSTAR 57,023 0.68% 56,164 0.70% -0.02%
WebSite 30,221 0.36% 29,837 0.37% -0.01%
Other 495,097 5.88% 328,903 4.12% +1.76%

Domain Summary
Domain Description Web Servers Percentage
com Commercial  4,689,003 55.69%
net Network  534,214 6.34%
de Germany  493,016 5.86%
org Nonprofit Orgs  451,254 5.36%
uk United Kingdom  277,031 3.29%
edu Educational  78,213 0.93%
gov U.S. Gov't  10,462 0.12%

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/1.3.26 1,756,678 20.86%
Microsoft-IIS/5.0 1,257,453 14.93%
Apache/1.3.19 811,933 9.64%
Apache/1.3.22 689,380 8.19%
Microsoft-IIS/4.0 619,342 7.36%
Apache/1.3.9 418,063 4.96%
Apache/1.3.20 398,372 4.73%
Apache/1.3.12 301,832 3.58%
Apache 276,706 3.29%
Apache/1.3.23 180,080 2.14%
Roxen/2.2.252 157,962 1.88%
The Security Space Web Server Survey is a survey of Web server software usage on the Internet broken down by 86 domains. Below are statistical breakouts for some of the more popular domains. Summary data is also available.

.com (Commercial) Domains
  4,689,003 servers
server order is based on global market share
Server July
Count
July % June
Count
June % Change
Apache 3,296,629 70.31% 3,215,539 72.90% -2.59%
Microsoft 978,246 20.86% 941,108 21.34% -0.48%
Netscape 48,831 1.04% 48,295 1.09% -0.05%
Zeus 39,061 0.83% 37,327 0.85% -0.02%
WebSTAR 31,836 0.68% 31,331 0.71% -0.03%
WebSite 16,361 0.35% 16,246 0.37% -0.02%
Other 278,039 5.93% 120,773 2.74% +3.19%


.net (Network) Domains
  534,214 servers
server order is based on global market share
Server July
Count
July % June
Count
June % Change
Apache 418,284 78.30% 394,596 78.10% +0.20%
Microsoft 87,863 16.45% 84,553 16.74% -0.29%
Netscape 4,727 0.88% 4,473 0.89% -0.01%
Zeus 4,376 0.82% 4,155 0.82% 0.00%
WebSTAR 1,542 0.29% 1,509 0.30% -0.01%
WebSite 2,091 0.39% 2,038 0.40% -0.01%
Other 15,331 2.87% 13,892 2.75% +0.12%


-0.01%
.de (Germany) Domains
  493,016 servers
server order is based on global market share
Server July
Count
July % June
Count
June % Change
Apache 419,165 85.02% 401,392 84.79% +0.23%
Microsoft 51,689 10.48% 50,256 10.62% -0.14%
Netscape 7,578 1.54% 7,354 1.55% -0.01%
Zeus 1,181 0.24% 864 0.18% +0.06%
WebSTAR 1,248 0.25% 1,218 0.26%
WebSite 1,330 0.27% 1,352 0.29% -0.02%
Other 10,825 2.20% 10,960 2.32% -0.12%


.org (Nonprofit Organizations) Domains
  451,254 servers
server order is based on global market share
Server July
Count
July % June
Count
June % Change
Apache 297,419 65.91% 280,921 65.50% +0.41%
Microsoft 119,142 26.40% 114,974 26.81% -0.41%
Netscape 5,303 1.18% 5,310 1.24% -0.06%
Zeus 3,910 0.87% 3,805 0.89% -0.02%
WebSTAR 3,195 0.71% 3,138 0.73% -0.02%
WebSite 3,255 0.72% 3,209 0.75% -0.03%
Other 19,030 4.22% 17,507 4.08% +0.14%


.uk (United Kingdom) Domains
  277,031 servers
server order is based on global market share
Server July
Count
July % June
Count
June % Change
Apache 145,960 52.69% 138,098 52.07% +0.62%
Microsoft 64,602 23.32% 61,716 23.27% +0.05%
Netscape 5,398 1.95% 5,173 1.95% 0.00%
Zeus 15,565 5.62% 14,883 5.61% +0.01%
WebSTAR 819 0.30% 821 0.31% -0.01%
WebSite 714 0.26% 711 0.27% -0.01%
Other 43,973 15.87% 43,801 16.52% -0.65%


.edu (Educational) Domains
  78,213 servers
server order is based on global market share
Server July
Count
July % June
Count
June % Change
Apache 39,501 50.50% 38,578 50.39% +0.11%
Microsoft 24,940 31.89% 24,232 31.65% +0.24%
Netscape 4,161 5.32% 4,195 5.48% -0.16%
Zeus 101 0.13% 97 0.13% 0.00%
WebSTAR 2,524 3.23% 2,492 3.26% -0.03%
WebSite 580 0.74% 564 0.74% 0.00%
Other 6,406 8.19% 6,400 8.36% -0.17%


.gov (US Government) Domains
   10,462 servers
server order is based on global market share
Server July
Count
July % June
Count
June % Change
Apache 3,825 36.56% 3,793 37.08% -0.52%
Microsoft 3,611 34.52% 3,481 34.03% +0.49%
Netscape 1,610 15.39% 1,604 15.68% -0.29%
Zeus 0 0.00% 0 0.00% 0.00%
WebSTAR 180 1.72% 170 1.66% +0.06%
WebSite 86 0.82% 82 0.80% +0.02%
Other 1,150 10.99% 1,100 10.75% +0.24%