Oxford Instruments plc                              
      Notification of transactions by PDMR and Connected Persons            
On 29 October 2013 certain purchases and awards of ordinary shares of 5 pence
each in the capital of Oxford Instruments plc (the "Company") were made under
the all-employee Oxford Instruments Share Incentive Plan (the "SIP") including
by and to the following Executive Directors (PDMR) and Connected Person as
Executive Director      No. of shares      No. of shares     No. of Dividend  
                      acquired as          awarded as      Shares acquired 
 (or Connected Person  Partnership Shares   Matching Shares                     

     as relevant)                                                              
      Kevin Boyd               10                  2                 18        
    Jonathan Flint             10                  2                 18        
    (Claire Flint)              2                  0                  0        

Claire Flint is a Connected Person to Jonathan Flint by way of marriage.

The Partnership Shares and Matching Shares were acquired at a cost of £12.945
each. The Matching Shares are subject to a risk of forfeiture which will
normally be removed on the third anniversary of award subject to the
participant's continued employment and the retention of the linked Partnership
Shares. No consideration was paid by the participants for the award of the
Matching Shares and no consideration is due on the release of the Matching
Shares or in relation to Partnership and Dividend Shares.

On the same date, the executive directors applied dividends paid on shares held
in the Oxford Instruments Share Incentive Plan to purchase ordinary shares of 5
pence at a cost of £12.945 per share as "dividend shares" under the
all-employee Oxford Instruments Share Incentive Plan as detailed above.

The above transactions were undertaken on behalf of the above individuals by
the trustee of the SIP and the shares were purchased on the London Stock

The above notifications are made in accordance with Rule 3.1.4 of the UKLA
Disclosure Rules and Transparency Rules.

Oxford Instruments plc was notified of the above transactions on 30 October

Name of contact and telephone number for queries: Susan Johnson-Brett, 01865

For and on behalf of Oxford Instruments plc

Date: 30 October 2013

-0- Oct/30/2013 13:53 GMT

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