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Web Servers Market Report

Get all the information about web servers in an extensive report.

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Our technology market report is a detailed monthly report on the usage of web servers on websites. The report comes via email as a PDF file and has over 4100 pages with hierarchical bookmarks that make it easy to navigate. It covers this information:

  • List of all web servers
    Which web servers are covered? Shows a list of all 98 web servers monitored for our surveys, together with a short description and a link to the website.
  • Usage Report
    How popular is each of the web servers? Shows percentages of usage for all web servers 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 web servers change over time? Shows tables and diagrams of monthly trends of usage for all web servers since January 2011.
  • Growth Rate Report
    Which are the fastest growing web servers? Shows the current growth rates in the usage of all web servers 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 web servers among new sites? Shows percentages of usage for all web servers 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 web servers are primarily used by high traffic sites? Shows for each web server the share of top sites among all the sites that use that specific web server.
  • Change Report
    Which percentage of sites switched between web server? Shows for each web server the percentages of websites that recently switched to or from another web server as well as the top three web servers that were involved in such changes.
  • List of up to 300 sites that switched between web servers
    Which popular sites changed their web server? Shows the 300 most popular sites that switched from one web server to another in the last month (if there are that many sites in a month). Also shows the involved web servers.
  • List of sites that use specific web servers
    For each of the 98 web servers: which popular sites use it, which sites started or stopped using it recently? Shows up to 50 popular sites that use a specific web server, 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).
  • Market Position Report
    Where in the market diagram are the web servers? Shows the market position of the 30 most popular web servers in terms of popularity and usage by high traffic sites.
  • Ranking Breakdown Report
    Which web servers are popular among high traffic sites? Shows usage and ranks of all web servers 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 Web Servers Usage Report
    How frequently are more than one web server used on one site, and which ones? Shows for each web server statistics on the usage together with other web servers. We identify here usage on the same site, not necessarily on the same page.
  • Cross-Technologies Market Segmentation Reports
    Which web servers 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 ranks of all web servers 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 web servers broken down by

    • Content Management Systems
    • Server-side Programming Languages
    • Client-side Programming Languages
    • JavaScript Libraries
    • Operating Systems
    • Web Hosting Providers
    • Data Center Providers
    • Reverse Proxy Services
    • DNS Server Providers
    • Email Server Providers
    • SSL Certificate Authorities
    • JavaScript Content Delivery Networks
    • Traffic Analysis Tools
    • Advertising Networks
    • Tag Managers
    • Social Widgets
    • Site Elements
    • Structured Data Formats
    • Markup Languages
    • Character Encodings
    • Image File Formats
    • Top Level Domains
    • Server Locations
    • Content Languages
  • Geographical Distribution Report
    Which web server is the most popular one in each country? Shows a colored world map indicating the most popular web server 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. Web Servers 5
3. Usage Overview 10
3.1. Subcategories 13
4. Historical Trends 15
4.1. Monthly Usage 15
4.2. Yearly Usage 17
4.3. Subcategories 19
5. Growth Rates 29
6. New Site Usage 32
7. Top Site Usage 34
8. Changes 36
9. Sites with recent Technology Changes 48
10. Sites using specific Web Servers 54
11. Market Position 219
12. Ranking Breakdown 222
13. Multiple Web Server Usage 231
14. Segmentation Reports 299
14.1. Content Management Systems 299
14.2. Server-side Programming Languages 912
14.3. Client-side Programming Languages 936
14.4. JavaScript Libraries 944
14.5. Operating Systems 997
14.6. Web Hosting Providers 1021
14.7. Data Center Providers 1706
14.8. Reverse Proxy Services 1948
14.9. DNS Server Providers 1970
14.10. Email Server Providers 2267
14.11. SSL Certificate Authorities 2558
14.12. JavaScript Content Delivery Networks 2610
14.13. Traffic Analysis Tools 2629
14.14. Advertising Networks 2742
14.15. Tag Managers 2827
14.16. Social Widgets 2839
14.17. Site Elements 2887
14.18. Structured Data Formats 2959
14.19. Markup Languages 2978
14.20. Character Encodings 3001
14.21. Image File Formats 3040
14.22. Top Level Domains 3056
14.23. Server Locations 3771
14.24. Content Languages 4001
15. Geographical Distribution 4122


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