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SSL Certificate Authorities Market Report

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SSL certificate authorities reports

How well do you know your market? Find out who your most promising prospects are, and how they look like. Discover in which parts of the market your competition thrives.

Our technology market report is a detailed monthly report on the usage of SSL certificate authorities on websites. The report comes via email as a PDF file and has over 3000 pages with hierarchical bookmarks that make it easy to navigate. It covers this information:

  • List of all SSL certificate authorities
    Which SSL certificate authorities are covered? Shows a list of all 50 SSL certificate authorities monitored for our surveys, together with a short description and a link to the website.
  • Usage and Market Share Report
    How popular is each of the SSL certificate authorities? Shows percentages of usage and market shares for all SSL certificate authorities that we monitor. Also shows how much these figures changed compared to the last month and to the last year.
  • Historical Trend Report
    How did the popularity of the SSL certificate authorities change over time? Shows tables and diagrams of monthly trends of usage and market shares for all SSL certificate authorities since January 2016.
  • Growth Rate Report
    Which are the fastest growing SSL certificate authorities? Shows the current growth rates in the usage of all SSL certificate authorities both in absolute figures and percentages in the last month and in the last year.
  • New Site Usage Report
    How popular is each of the SSL certificate authorities among new sites? Shows percentages of usage and market shares for all SSL certificate authorities among sites that were first visited in the last month, because they have only recently entered the top 10 million sites.
  • Top Site Usage Report
    Which SSL certificate authorities are primarily used by high traffic sites? Shows for each SSL certificate authority the share of top sites among all the sites that use that specific SSL certificate authority.
  • Change Report
    Which percentage of sites switched between SSL certificate authority? Shows for each SSL certificate authority the percentages of websites that recently switched to or from another SSL certificate authority as well as the top three SSL certificate authorities that were involved in such changes.
  • List of up to 300 sites that switched between SSL certificate authorities
    Which popular sites changed their SSL certificate authority? Shows the 300 most popular sites that switched from one SSL certificate authority to another in the last month (if there are that many sites in a month). Also shows the involved SSL certificate authorities.
  • List of sites that use specific SSL certificate authorities
    For each of the 50 SSL certificate authorities: which popular sites use it, which sites started or stopped using it recently? Shows up to 50 popular sites that use a specific SSL certificate authority, and up to 50 sites that started using it in the last month, and up to 50 sites that stopped using it in the last month (if there are that many sites in a month).
  • List of top sites that use none of the SSL certificate authorities
    Which popular sites don't use any SSL certificate authority that we monitor? Shows the 300 most popular sites that do not use a SSL certificate authority.
  • Market Position Report
    Where in the market diagram are the SSL certificate authorities? Shows the market position of the 30 most popular SSL certificate authorities in terms of popularity and usage by high traffic sites.
  • Ranking Breakdown Report
    Which SSL certificate authorities are popular among high traffic sites? Shows usage and market shares and ranks of all SSL certificate authorities among websites within popularity ranges of the Alexa ranking, that is among the top 1 million sites, the top 100,000, the top 10,000 and the top 1,000 sites.
  • Multiple SSL Certificate Authorities Usage Report
    How frequently are more than one SSL certificate authority used on one site, and which ones? Shows for each SSL certificate authority statistics on the usage together with other SSL certificate authorities. We identify here usage on the same site, not necessarily on the same page.
  • Cross-Technologies Market Segmentation Reports
    Which SSL certificate authorities are particularly strong in which markets? A large set of reports evaluating the combined usage of two categories of web technologies. This shows, for example, the usage and market shares and ranks of all SSL certificate authorities on any top level domain compared to the usage on all websites.

    These detailed reports are available not only for top level domains, but also for the usage of SSL certificate authorities broken down by

    • Content Management Systems
    • Server-side Programming Languages
    • Client-side Programming Languages
    • JavaScript Libraries
    • Markup Languages
    • Character Encodings
    • Image File Formats
    • Site Elements
    • Structured Data Formats
    • Social Widgets
    • JavaScript Content Delivery Networks
    • Traffic Analysis Tools
    • Advertising Networks
    • Tag Managers
    • Web Servers
    • Operating Systems
    • Web Hosting Providers
    • Reverse Proxy Services
    • Top Level Domains
    • Server Locations
    • Content Languages
  • Geographical Distribution Report
    Which SSL certificate authority is the most popular one in each country? Shows a colored world map indicating the most popular SSL certificate authority by country.

Please see technologies overview for explanations on the methodologies used in the surveys, and read our disclaimer to learn about possible incompleteness and inaccuracy of our data.

Table of Content

This is a preview of the current report's table of content.

1. About this Survey 3
2. SSL Certificate Authorities 5
3. Usage Overview 8
3.1. Subcategories 10
4. Historical Trends 13
4.1. Subcategories 21
5. Growth Rates 40
6. New Site Usage 42
7. Top Site Usage 44
8. Changes 46
9. Sites with recent Technology Changes 52
10. Sites using specific SSL Certificate Authorities 58
11. Top sites using none of the SSL Certificate Authorities 173
12. Market Position 179
13. Ranking Breakdown 182
14. Segmentation Reports 190
14.1. Content Management Systems 190
14.2. Server-side Programming Languages 783
14.3. Client-side Programming Languages 811
14.4. JavaScript Libraries 818
14.5. Markup Languages 879
14.6. Character Encodings 899
14.7. Image File Formats 939
14.8. Site Elements 953
14.9. Structured Data Formats 1012
14.10. Social Widgets 1030
14.11. JavaScript Content Delivery Networks 1083
14.12. Traffic Analysis Tools 1102
14.13. Advertising Networks 1220
14.14. Tag Managers 1315
14.15. Web Servers 1327
14.16. Operating Systems 1396
14.17. Web Hosting Providers 1426
14.18. Reverse Proxy Services 1982
14.19. Top Level Domains 2002
14.20. Server Locations 2681
14.21. Content Languages 2899
15. Geographical Distribution 3012


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