Oxford Instruments plc                              

          Notification of transactions by PDMR and Connected Persons           

On 10 July 2014 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 acquired   No. of shares awarded 

                        as Partnership Shares     as Matching Shares   
 (or Connected Person as                                                    

        Kevin Boyd                    12                       2           
      Jonathan Flint                  11                       2           
      (Claire Flint)                  12                       2           

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 £11.90
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 Shares.

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 11 July 2014.

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

For and on behalf of Oxford Instruments plc

Date: 22 July 2014

-0- Jul/22/2014 13:14 GMT

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