April 2004 Security Space Survey Results

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.

More than 14.5 million Web sites responded to the April 2004 survey, exceeding March’s peak of exactly 14.1 million sites. More than 7.1 million of those, or 48.9 percent, had .com domains.










































All Domains (14,522,738)

server order is based on global market share
Server April
Count
April % March
Count
March % Change
Apache 10,275,754 70.76% 9,990,804 70.48% +0.28%
Microsoft 3,232,153 22.26% 3,201,871 22.59% -0.33%
Netscape 129,512 0.89% 129,922 0.92% -0.03%
Zeus 113,798 0.78% 113,336 0.80% -0.02%
WebSTAR 72,990 0.50% 69,413 0.49% +0.01%
WebSite 24,082 0.17% 24,522 0.17% 0.00%
Other 674,449 4.64% 644,968 4.55% +0.09%

All Domains (14,174,836)























Domain Summary

Domain Description Web Servers Percentage
.com Commercial  7,102,749 48.91%
.net Network  1,072,871 7.39%
.de Germany  971,598 6.69%
.org Nonprofit Orgs  770,074 5.30%
.kr South Korea  474,823 3.27%
.uk United Kingdom  434,959 3.00%
.edu Educational  104,439 0.72%



































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 2,507,667 17.27%
Microsoft-IIS/5.0 2,455,315 16.91%
Apache/1.3.29 2,067,915 14.24%
Apache 1,640,333 11.29%
Apache/1.3.26 1,131,055 7.79%
Apache/1.3.28 583,871 4.02%
Microsoft-IIS/6.0 419,274 2.89%
Microsoft-IIS/4.0 337,344 2.32%
Apache/2.0.40 319,451 2.20%
Apache/1.3.20 288,795 1.99%

>> Detailed Breakdown

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
   7,102,749 servers

server order is based on global market share
Server April
Count
April % March
Count
March % Change
Apache 4,931,402 69.43% 4,789,352 69.18% +0.25%
Microsoft 1,710,894 24.09% 1,697,712 24.52% -0.43%
Netscape 68,148 0.96% 67,436 0.97% -0.01%
Zeus 51,099 0.72% 51,163 0.74% -0.02%
WebSTAR 29,385 0.41% 27,921 0.40% +0.01%
WebSite 11,644 0.16% 11,969 0.17% -0.01%
Other 300,177 4.23% 277,797 4.01% +0.22%










































.net (Network) Domains
   1,072,871 servers

server order is based on global market share
Server April
Count
April % March
Count
March % Change
Apache 843,651 8.63% 818,199 78.35% +0.28%
Microsoft 187,136 17.44% 185,397 17.75% -0.31%
Netscape 8,157 0.76% 8,016 0.77% -0.01%
Zeus 9,365 0.87% 8,939 0.86% +0.01%
WebSTAR 1,476 0.14% 1,461 0.14% 0.00%
WebSite 1,874 0.17% 1,898 0.18% -0.01%
Other 21,212 1.98% 20,426 1.96% +0.02%










































.de (Germany) Domains
   971,598 servers

server order is based on global market share
Server April
Count
April % March
Count
March % Change
Apache 869,237 89.46% 849,652 89.11% +0.35%
Microsoft 72,684 7.48% 72,938 7.65% -0.17%
Netscape 7,034 0.72% 8,095 0.85% -0.13%
Zeus 5,297 0.55% 5,531 0.58% -0.03%
WebSTAR 861 0.09% 849 0.09% 0.00%
WebSite 725 0.07% 757 0.08% -0.01%
Other 15,760 1.62% 15,615 1.64% -0.02%










































.org (Nonprofit Organizations) Domains
   770,074 servers

server order is based on global market share
Server April
Count
April % March
Count
March % Change
Apache 527,851 68.55% 513,327 68.03% +0.52%
Microsoft 199,562 25.91% 198,867 26.36% -0.45%
Netscape 8,067 1.05% 7,973 1.06% -0.01%
Zeus 5,095 0.66% 5,262 0.70% -0.04%
WebSTAR 3,130 0.41% 3,117 0.41% 0.00%
WebSite 3,646 0.47% 3,680 0.49% -0.02%
Other 22,723 2.95% 22,281 2.95% 0.00%










































.uk (United Kingdom) Domains
   434,959 servers

server order is based on global market share
Server April
Count
April % March
Count
March % Change
Apache 263,092 60.49% 257,143 60.19% +0.30%
Microsoft 112,179 25.79% 110,809 25.94% -0.15%
Netscape 1,986 0.46% 2,035 0.48% -0.02%
Zeus 26,270 6.04% 25,902 6.06% -0.02%
WebSTAR 582 0.13% 591 0.14% -0.01%
WebSite 516 0.12% 522 0.12% 0.00%
Other 30,334 6.97% 30,200 7.07% -0.10%










































.edu (Educational) Domains
   104,439 servers

server order is based on global market share
Server April
Count
April % March
Count
March % Change
Apache 58,110 55.64% 57,238 55.54% +0.10%
Microsoft 34,637 33.16% 34,112 33.10% +0.06%
Netscape 3,208 3.07% 3,205 3.11% -0.04%
Zeus 60 0.06% 62 0.06% 0.00%
WebSTAR 1,865 1.79% 1,902 1.85% -0.06%
WebSite 373 0.36% 374 0.36% 0.00%
Other 6,186 5.92% 6,156 5.97% -0.05%

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