Google Analytics Presents Web Traffic Sources and Operating Systems – Windows Commands 85% OS Market Share

Google Analytics Presents Web Traffic Sources and Operating Systems – Windows Commands  85% OS Market Share

From an email from Google Analytics, we are happy to present the web traffic sources and operating systems.

Traffic Sources

Traffic sources below are identified by how the “source” and “medium” parameters are received by the Google Analytics collecting servers.

% Visits from Sources 11/1/09 – 2/1/10 11/1/10 – 2/1/11 Difference
Direct 36.5% 36.8% +0.3%
Referral 21.0% 19.4% -1.6%
Search Engines 27.0% 28.0% +1.0%
Other 15.5% 15.8% +0.3%

Operating Systems

Browsers and Operation Systems (OS) are identified by the “referrer” string sent by users’ browsers.

% Visits from OS 11/1/09 – 2/1/10 11/1/10 – 2/1/11 Difference
Windows 89.9% 84.8% -5.1%
Macintosh 4.5% 5.2% +0.7%
Linux 0.6% 0.7% +0.1%
Other 5% 9.3% +4.3%

 

Tekedia thinks that by next year, Chromse will debut directly in this table. Windows is still the deal and it does not seem its reign is ending anytime soon.

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